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Where is the bottom for WTI and Brent?

DOWN – that describes the intermediate and near-term trends

One year daily line chart for WTI and Brent showing the intermediate downtrend.

Reference the last chart analysis for Brent.

Oil prices drop to 5-year low of $68 as Saudi Arabia ramps up war for market share

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“It is all about probabilities”

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Brent found tentative support at 70 as the shorts covered

But, the intermediate trend for Brent is down
Intermediate trend is down for Brend Crude with tentative support at 70

Brent 6-Month Daily Chart

There is a high probability Brent Crude will test 70 again. Is 70 the end of the long slide? Reference my chart published on November 28, 2014: Brent Crude Oil chart analysis – $60? $40?

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Brent Crude Oil chart analysis – $60? $40?

Barring a major supply disruption, Brent is heading lower

Daily chart for Brent showing the reaction OPEC decision not to cut production

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Weekly chart for Brent

Weekly chart for Brent Crude Oil.

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Bloomberg chart predicting Brent at $60

Bloomberg chart-Oil Price Weakness Likely to Persist_2014-11-28

OPEC’s decision not to try and eliminate an oil-supply glut means the biggest crash in six years won’t stop until prices reach $60 a barrel, according to firms including Nomura Holdings Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG……………….

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“Keep it Simple!”

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iShares TSX Capped Energy Index ETF (XEG) weekly chart

Major break for XEG below support of 16.00
Major break for iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF below support of 16.00.  Will test major support of  14.00.  A break below 14.00 would indicate a test of the 2011 low

XEG 3-Year weekly Chart

Major break for iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF below support of 16.00. Will test major support of 14.00. A break below 14.00 would indicate a test of the 2011 low.

iShares S&P/TSX Capped Energy Index ETF

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“Keep it Simple!”

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Natural Gas daily chart

Natural Gas and the pop on Monday. It was cold outside!
Natural gas daily chart showing the 5.79% pop on Monday, November 17. The price of natural gas has an inverse correlation to the current temperature and short-term forecast.  Sometimes the traders will go outside to verify the temperature and make their own forecast.

Natural Gas 6-Month Daily Chart

Natural gas daily chart showing the 5.79% pop on Monday, November 17. The price of natural gas has an inverse correlation to the current temperature and short-term forecast. Sometimes the traders will go outside to verify the temperature and make their own forecast. A trader that feels cold after the trip outside will take some new long positions. Also the temperature on the trading floor or in their office can affect the market.

United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG) is one way to trade this commodity without leverage……………

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Technical Analysis: Gold

A 2.25% pop for GOLD today but……….
Daily chart for gold showing the 2.25% pop today. Relative weakness in the U.S. dollar today and short covering are two possible reasons for the pop today. But the major trend is down and the intermediate trend is down.  Gold will meet heavy resistance at 1,200.


Gold Daily Chart

Daily chart for gold showing the 2.25% pop today. Relative weakness in the U.S. dollar today and short covering are two possible reasons for the pop. But the major trend is down and the intermediate trend is down. Gold will meet heavy resistance at 1,200.

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And the view from the weekly chart for gold
Weekly chart for gold showing the intermediate downtrend with support and resistance levels.

Gold 3-Year Weekly Chart

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Long uphill road ahead for the gold miners
Chart showing the pop in the gold miners.

GDX Weekly Chart

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Shorts covered today but will be back
DZZ PowerShares  double short for gold.

DZZ PowerShares DB Gold Double Short ETN Daily Chart

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“Keep it Simple!”

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Portfolio risk and diversification

10 Stocks. Past that, buy an index fund

Diversification and portfolio risk

The Pros and Cons of Stock Diversification

Modern Portfolio Theory: Why It’s Still Hip

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“It is all about probabilities”

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